Author Archives: Brian Greenberg

We Will Beat IBD Podcast – Mother’s Day Edition

This episode of the We Will Beat IBD podcast is a special Mother’s Day edition honoring all the amazing moms out there, that are either overcoming their disease or being caregivers. IIF’s own Brian Greenberg is joined by supermom Amber Tresca of VeryWell.com and supermom Michelle King Marti of the IIF … Read More

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We Will Beat IBD Podcast with Jessica Grossman of Uncover Ostomy

We are happy to bring you episode 2 of the We Will Beat IBD podcast. IIF founder Brian Greenberg was honored to have Jessica Grossman of Uncover Ostomy on to discuss what life is really like while living with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and an ostomy. Together Brian and Jessica talk … Read More

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10 Serious Fact About Pooping

While we need to raise serious awareness for inflammatory bowel disease,  but we also need to have a sense of humor and a little fun with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis as well. If we don’t laugh from time to time, IBD wins and we lose. So, did you ever wonder … Read More

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How Many Good Hours Are There In A Day For An IBD Patient

  It was the seventh day since I took my medication for my Crohn’s disease. I’m on a weekly injection of a biologic to keep my IBD at bay. Around the sixth day I start to see symptoms sneak back into my life and the quality of the days seem to get worse by … Read More

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We Will Beat IBD Podcast Episode 4 – Dating, Relationship and Intimacy with IBD and an Ostomy

We are happy to bring you episode 4 of the We Will Beat IBD podcast. If you haven’t listened to an episode yet, this is a great one to start with. Brian Greenberg is joined by Laura Cox who you might know from a Tosh.0 skit a few years back about … Read More

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8 Ways To Possibly Limit Anxiety When Eating Out

It’s natural to develop anxiety in a variety of situations with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. You begin to have natural questions that begin with “What if…” and in a short amount of time, that list can grow so much that you end up staying home to avoid difficulties. The problem … Read More

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We Will Beat IBD Podcast

  The #WeWillBeatIBD podcast is hosted by Brian Greenberg, founder of the Intense Intestines Foundation. Brian will be covering a variety of topics to raise awareness for Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and ostomies. He’ll also be showing patients and their families how to deal with inflammatory bowel disease in various ways … Read More

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Crossing the Finish Line with IBD

We all have goals in mind that we’d like to accomplish during our lives – a Bucket List. A few years ago I started to meet people who were triathletes. Hearing them talk about what it was like to swim, bike, and run then cross the finish line was captivating and … Read More

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Mental Health Matters by Alison Rothbaum

I grew up in the days of mental health being taboo. I didn’t want to take any antidepressants or see any type of psychiatrist because I equated that to people that were nuts. I thought I’d be thrown more medications to take and appointments to attend. I imagined I’d be laying … Read More

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2nd Annual Intense Intestines Golf Outing for Crohn’s & Colitis

The IIF would like to invite you to our 2nd Annual Intense Intestines golf outing. Enjoy a full day of fairway fun and fine food at one of the New York area’s top golf courses. Sterling Farms Golf Club offers 18 holes of picturesque scenery and challenging golf with classic New … Read More

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70.3 for IBD – Great May, Waiting for the Same from June

As with many things in life, I expected ebbs and flows with my 70.3 for IBD half Ironman training. It wasn’t likely that I’d have a smooth 8+ months without any health problems. It would have been nice, of course, but it didn’t happens, which is why I’m trying to navigate … Read More

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Baseball for IBD: New York Mets vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

Come join the IIF team at the Dodgers vs. Mets game on Thursday, July 23rd at Citi Field to support the IBD and ostomy community, while helping raise critical funds for the Intense Intestines Foundation programs. We have the first three rows of the Big Apple section in center field reserved … Read More

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What Inspires Me

A few weeks ago I started to think about what was behind my motivation to do 70.3 for IBD triathlon.  There are countless other ways I could spend my time – why this? I stewed on this, reflecting on my first two months of training and looking at all of the … Read More

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YOLO and FOMO Make a Powerful Combination with IBD

Do you ever get emotional when IBD keeps you from doing something? I have – and still do for that matter. There are times when Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis can feel like it has completely taken over my life. Constant trips to the bathroom, cramping, pain, bleeding, emotions take a … Read More

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NEW Total IBD Health Project

The Intense Intestines Foundation team is always looking for ways to raise awareness and improve the lives of those with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and ostomies.  Over the years we have had different projects which we have always been excited about but we are now launching a new project which we … Read More

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